Former OB Bears manager Kim Yeong-deok, who was the first-generation Korean professional baseball leader and the first winning manager in Korean professional baseball history, passed away.
Former coach Kim Young-deok passed away on the 21st. He is 87 years old. His mortuary was set up in Room 3 of the funeral hall at Seoul National University Bundang Hospital. His funeral is at 10:30 am on the 25th.
Born in Japan in 1936, the deceased was active as a pitcher for the Nankai Hawks of the Japanese professional baseball from 1956 to 1963. 카지노사이트 Afterwards, he came to Korea in 1964 and played an active role, and in 1970, he started his leadership career as a manager and player of Hanil Bank.
Later, in 1982, he became the first coach of the OB Bears and led the first Korean professional baseball championship. Former manager Kim Young-deok will forever be given the title of the first winning manager in Korean professional baseball.
After that, he continued his managerial career at Samsung Lions and Binggrae Eagles. As a leader, he recorded 707 wins, 20 draws and 480 losses (0.596 win rate) in 1207 matches.